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the real refs back on the field for tonight's game in baltimore. so huge news there. it's news that broke very late last night right around midnight. and n.f.l. 's commissioner roger goodell released a statement shortly afterwards that says this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating player. the teams, players and fans deserve consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on the field and i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. now this statement, this agreement comes after two full days of face-to-face talks thanks to that terrible call during monday night football. that got the two sides back to the negotiating table. and just hours before an agreement was reached, terry mccauley, a real n.f.l. referee said this on our newscast about one of the big sticking points in the negotiations: pengs. >> yes, the economy has changed. things have changed but very to remember one thing. the n.f.l. is not like ca
on the board. second quarter, a touchdown pass. baltimore stayed ahead. close in the the browns a second chance at a hall mary -- hail mary. incomplete. ravens win 23-16. here is kristin fisher with more reaction to the refs coming back. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. leapt me ask you this. when is the last time that you saw referees getting a standing ovation? most times they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: look at that. a standing ovation for the referees. that may be the first time in the history of football. throughout the game people held up signs. my favorite said "finally we get to yell at the real refs. welcome back." these guys really got the rock star treatment last night. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referee union. after nearly a year of negotiations, the two sides finally reached a compromise on pensions, salaries. fans were ecstatic. coaches we leaved. no one was happier about the return of t
on the field for goodness sake. guess what? they start tonight in baltimore. kristin fisher is live at fed ex field with a look at how the skins might look ahead to maybe some better refereeing. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: that's right. good morning, mike. the next time the redskins play here at fed ex field, the real refs should be back officiating the game. this agreement is only temporary, not quite a done deal just yet. it still needs to be ratified by the union but it's enough to get the real refs back on the field officiating tonight's game with the ravens in baltimore. so huge news. and it broke right after midnight. n.f.l. commissioner roger goodell released a statement saying, quote, this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve the consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in the sport back on the field. i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. this
in turn sold it to an american businessman whose wife loaned it to the baltimore museum of art in 1931. >> we're all quite excited. it's not every day a renoir walks in the door. >> reporter: excitement turned to disappointment when just this week it was learned that renoir was stolen property, lifted from the walls of the baltimore museumin 1951. maryland resident steven virges thought he knew excitement as an actor in italy, but the frenzy over the renoir has made him take a second look at a painting he picked up in south america. >> i think it's probably edward munch and i picked it up in lima in the antique section of old town lima. >> reporter: as for the small renoir with a big price tag, it's not clear who stole it and where it's been until it surfaced this summer. the fbi is investigating. the baltimore museum of art wants the renoir back and no word yet on whether the woman who paid $7 for it will get anything in the end. in alexandria, andrea mccarren, 9 news now. >>> on the campaign trail president obama was hanging around the nation's capital. he's got to host some fundra
by the replacement refs but the refs are gone now. >> baltimore hosted the first game since the regular refs decided to come back. ravens taking on the browns. a 63-year-old interception return by baltimore's carey williams is the play of the night. there he goes through the house. ravens beat the browns 23-16. >> the headline this morning is the return of the refs. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center with more on that. sounds like an action movie. >> reporter: it does. when was the last time that you saw referees tting a standing ovation? most time they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. cheers and a standing ovation for the referees. that may be a first in the history of football. and people throughout the game held up signs. look at that one. "finally we get to yell at real refs. welcome back." these guys got the rock star treatment. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referees union after nearly a year of negotiations. the two sides finally reached a
the brewers 12-2. keep it up, guys. >>> up in baltimore, the orioles mad a double -- had a double hitter with the blue jays. os lose 9-5 and they won the early game 4-1. baltimore is now a game and a half back of new york in the al east with eight games to go. >>> time 6:26. still ahead, a big group is throwing its support behind maryland's dreement act-- >> dream act. >> getting pinched by bank fees? most of us are. how to avoid the worst of them. >> on the inbound side of route 50, you've got delays as you head through cheverly because of the early yes accident on the bw -- earlier accident on the bw parkway. southbound 270 not much better. delays continue toward 121. i'll be back with more coming up in a few minutes. you're watching 9news now. ♪ [ ma aouer tseho oko elodanmi thheimesofras, eyreotartoin stouinednt a srthe. sts w bk 0 ar fr t sd t son mp tnggont evy ak eryit gein te. thsileras res omelgg. stt mp. arrit. >>> welcome back. 6:29. this is always the place you can get your weather first. a live shoft the district of column -- shot of the district of columbia. it's in the
4:00 this morning to get the game double. baltimore, an rbi single. the os would tack on another run and everybody said finally. 4-2 in 18 innings. the game went nearly six hours but the os are tied for first place with the yankees. >> the nhl is in its fourth lockout day. the capitals biggest star is making other plans for the season. alexander ovechkin has reportedly sign add deal to play with dynamo moscow in russia. the russian newspaper quoted ovechkin saying he believes the lockout will erase the entire season. hope he's wrong on that. >>> the man who turned football into film has died. steve sabol died tuesday of brain cancer. he was 69. he began working with his father on n.f.l. films in 1964 and together they shot thousands of hours of footage and they helped revolutionize sports broadcasting. pioneering techniques like slow motion replays and miking up players and coaches. >> they also did some of the first steady cam work in sports. >> beautiful job. >>> still ahead, the request for a date that now has a federal helicopter pilot grounded. >> a cross-country flight for a sp
now as you head to the beltway or 270 or 95 from baltimore. no problems on the beltway itself outer loop from college park all the way across to bethesda you will be fine and all of the major corridors headed there as well. south on 270. at least right now at route 109 it's absolutely fine. this time to the maps to southern maryland. route 5, route 4, route 301 and 210 headed for the beltway is fine. no problems arnold andrews air force base and northbound 95 in springfield just bunching up a bit here at the beltway. i'll be back with more coming up. >>> millions placed orders for the iphone 5 last week and today you can start ordering the latest iphones in apple stores. >> who knew? those in need are lining up to get it. not just the people buying, the people selling services to go with the iphone. kristin fisher is live this morning at the big apple store in clinton. good morning kristin. >> reporter: this line is already almost 100 people deep. and the line at the apple store in georgetown almost as long. just massive amount of crowds. only at 5:00 in the morning. and i got to t
's take a live look on 95 near route 100. things are looking good both directions of 95 between baltimore and washington. let's go back over to the maps, this time all the way to the other side of town. coming in from southern maryland, route 4, route 5, 301, brandywine, accokeek, oxon hill across the wilson bridge into alexandria. 95, 395, everything is good right now. let's take a live look one wore time. here's route -- one more time. here's route 50. no issues to the beltway or through cheverly. more coming up at 5:39. >>> a suspicious bag near train tracks shut down vre's train line to manassas during last night's rush hour. >> what was inside was very disturbing. 9news now reporter kristin fisher is live in manassas. she has the latest on the investigation. what about the tracks this morning, kristin? is it all set? >> reporter: the track is back open. in fact, the first vre train of the morning just left here about 15 minutes ago. tracks back open. service back to normal. commuters very happy about that. clearly after yesterday's big delays. but they still can't believe what was fo
. she is due at an event in baltimore in a half an hour. >>> absentee started today, including virginia. early voting starts in d.c. october 22. and absentee voting begins in maryland october 27. if you need to apply for one of those ballots in maryland, you need to do so by october 30. >>> and if you want to vote for former congressman, virgil good to be the next president, you're in luck in virginia. attorney general certified good has enough signatures to stay on the ballot in virginia. >>> another wild card in the presidential race, will president obama support for marriage equality cost him votes from devout african americans? bruce leshan is here and both sides get fired up today. bruce. >> two very different reactions from two very different coalitions of african american pastors today on this issue of same-sex marriage. the president of a united states who is a black man endorsed same-sex marriage should be put out of office and he never should have been elected. >> surrounded by clergy from around the south. african american pastors, risking his tax exempt status, announced a
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